Personality is a term that describes the unique characteristics of an individual that underlie and influence their behaviour. Personality remains relatively consistent or stable throughout one’s life and, as a result, can be reliably measured to help make predictions regarding an individual.
Personality tests, such as the 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF®), help recruiters make informed decisions about an individual’s suitability for a role and possible strategies for managing them effectively. Understanding personality helps:
Recommended for testing the final few candidates as a secondary assessment. All Industries – All roles. However, due to its detailed nature, it is recommended that the 16PF Questionnaire only be used by individuals who have completed Revelian’s 16PF training.
The 16PF Questionnaire (16PF®) is a widely recognised personality test and measures core personality traits that influence behaviour. The test is based on a model of personality which incorporates the following five global factors:
The16PF® is a self-report measure of personality consisting of 170 multiple choice questions and, although untimed, takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. There are no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers in this assessment. Responses are analysed to give an indication as to how strongly each factor is represented in the individual.